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Weed of the Month: Eastern Poison Ivy

Animals such as cats, dogs, and horses are not sensitive to poison ivy, but can transfer the irritating urushiol oil to humans.

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Weed of the Month: Poison Ivy
Poison ivy | Photo: University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture
Common name: Eastern Poison Ivy

Scientific name: Toxicodendron radicans (L.) Kuntze

Life Cycle: Perennial

Origin: North

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